Discover: Billy Strayhorn


Jeff Jenkins Quintet feature the Music of Billy Strayhorn

The Jeff Jenkins Quintet features the music of Billy Strayhorn, one of America’s greatest composers, arrangers, and collaborative partner with Duke Ellington. Strayhorn’s musical main love was classical music, but…

The Night Beat — Duke Ellington 1939 - 1942

  On February 23, on the Night Beat it's music from the Duke Ellington Orchestra circa 1939-1942 and trumpet player/composer Johnny Carisi. Many Ellington and Billy Strayhorn classics were recorded…

We Wish You a Very Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from our home to yours! We have more holiday music coming your way this week, thank you for celebrating the holidays with us! Our talented daytime hosts will…

The Nutcracker Suite on Jazz with Andy O'

One of the lesser-known holiday traditions at KUVO JAZZ is the yearly airing of “The Nutcracker Suite” on Christmas Day. It’s not just any Nutcracker. It’s the Ellington & Strayhorn…

Stories of Standards—Raincheck

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in weekday mornings for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of "Raincheck.” Rodney Franks presents Stories of Standards Monday through Friday at 7:50 and 8:50 a.m.! Stories…

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